David Van Rooyen

Des van Rooyen joins Zuma in applying for interdict against public protector’s report

Public protector Thuli Madonsela's report was due to be released on Friday, but this seems unlikely.

Des van Rooyen: Show me some respect

The minister told Nelson Mandela Bay residents, ahead of the ANC's election manifesto launch, that he takes his job seriously and expects reciprocity.

Municipalities get budget boost

But Minister David van Rooyen's unimpressive management of funds in the past casts doubt on his ability to turn around dysfunctional municipalities.

Van Rooyen was most qualified for finance minister job – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has told journalists why he appointed his 'trained finance and economic comrade' David van Rooyen to the critical portfolio.

DA racism tests and five other news events that could almost be true

In keeping with long-standing tradition, here’s our annual Not the Mail & Guardian, a fanciful collection of news events.

Call for proof of plot to shame Zuma

ANC’s Enoch Godongwana says those comrades who made the claim must produce the evidence.

Lindiwe Zulu tackles fall-out with Manuel after business comments

Lindiwe Zulu's comments in the M&G have sparked a debate about business and the ANC, with former minister Trevor Manuel taking her to task.

Municipalities cautiously welcome Van Rooyen

Some of Co-operative Governance Minister David "Des" van Rooyen's new constituents are cautiously optimistic about next year's municipal elections.

M&G interviews David van Rooyen’s Twitter imposter

Van Rooyen’s only act as finance minister was to have a go at his imposter on social media. Sarah Evans chats to "David".

All the details: #ZumaMustFall marches

From Port Elizabeth to Pretoria, South Africans are united in their call for President Jacob Zuma to step down. Here are the details on the marches.

Tokyo Sexwale speaks out on finance minister debacle

The former Cabinet minister has criticised President Jacob Zuma, saying he had backtracked in the wake of serious economic repercussions.

Van Rooyen: I’m ready to be deployed anytime

Ignoring speculation over his brief appointment as finance minister, Des Van Rooyen tackled the details of his new ministerial role.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories